Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
21%
79%
student ratio
42
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Transportation And Infrastructure Systems Certificate [Transportation and Highway Engineering ]
    • Civil Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 78
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th July 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, statement of purpose, and official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, statement of purpose, and official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students42
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students42
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Full-time Percentage43%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American21%
    • White / Caucasian14%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student60%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage50%
    • Part-time Percentage50%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTransportation engineering, solid mechanics, construction engineering and management, environmental engineering and water resources, structural engineering
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$241,311

Location & Contact

Department of Civil Engineering

School of Engineering
The Catholic University of America

Cardinal Station
Washington, DC 20064
United States

Dr. Lu Sun

Chair

Phone: 202-319-6671
Fax: 202-319-6677
Email: sunl@cua.edu

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-319-5057
Fax: 202-319-6533
Email: cua-admissions@cua.edu

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